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Serena Williams reacts to Rafael Nadal’s historic 14th French Open triumph

The American legend congratulated Nadal on his victory on Twitter.

Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams

Many people didn’t even include him on their favourite list of winning the French Open, however, Rafael Nadal has broken all barriers and created records by winning his record 14th French Open title. He has defeated Norway’s tennis sensation Casper Ruud in straight sets 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 to achieve this. It is one of those unique records that might not be broken for a long time or forever. 

In addition to winning the 14th trophy from the French Open, Rafa Nadal claimed his 22nd Grand Slam title to add to the men’s record he already holds after his triumph at the Australian Open in January. He took advantage of an uninspired Ruud in the final, who had one of his worst games in a long time, to win another title in Paris. Nadal played a solid match, but he didn’t have to perform at a high level. He accepted what was given to him, and there was a lot to choose from.

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In the overall Grand Slam standings, the Spaniard is now tied with Steffi Graf of Germany. Serena Williams (23 Majors) and Margaret Court (24 Majors) are the only ones ahead of them.

Serena William congratulates Rafael Nadal on his astonishing victory

Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal

The American legend congratulated Nadal on his victory on Twitter. Serena Williams responded to Roland Garros’ tweet with, “Rafa!!!!!” Earlier, Roland Garros had published a photo of the Spaniard with the phrase “Rafa-Garros” on their official Twitter account.

Rafael Nadal has climbed a spot to fourth on the ATP rankings table, thanks to his excellent French Open 2022 campaign. Meanwhile, he is in first place in the ATP Race to Turin.

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